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A wet basement in Morris Plains is caused by a high water table

The Borough of Morris Plains has many a wet basement and is located in Morris County, N.J. The Borough covers 2.5 square miles and has 5,532 residents (U.S. Census 2010).

The Borough is known as the “Community of Caring” and was incorporated in 1926 by an Act of the N.J. State Legislature. The Borough had previously been part of Hanover Township.

The Borough of Morris Plains has a scene in the television show “The Sopranos”.

The high water table that causes the wet basement is part of the Earth cannot be graded away.

  • Water tables can become elevated when they receive more water than they drain off.
  • The water table can rise from unusually high amounts of rain, or excess water from higher elevations.
  • When the water table rises, it does not just rise at your house, because it did not rain on your house only.
  • High water tables are often above the level of the wet basement floors which almost always causes flooding in these areas.

A French Drain installed underneath the basement floor prevents the wet basement from the water table

The inside French drain system uses a sump pump to remove water from the wet basement. The water enters the sump pit from the perimeter drains of a basement waterproofing system, and then the sump pump pumps it up and out of the basement.

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